Runespan Double Points Problem

So on my alternate account I was in the Runespan for the duration of the double points winter weekend that just ended about 20 minutes ago. I forgot to leave span before 12:00 game time when the weekend ended today for the double points.

 

It's not a huge issue in the long run of things, but I find it sad that Jagex didn't consider how easily this can hurt players or be abused.

 

Example: Hurt players (my case)

I had around 12k points worth of runes in my inventory when the weekend ended. When I logged back in (after doulble points ended), my runes were only worth 6k because I hadn't left before 12:00 game time (I forgot when I logged out).

Example: Abusing this to player advantage

A player could easily just leave an account in the span for weeks and amass hundreds of thousands of points. Then when a double points in Runespan period starts they could leave the area and get double points on all the runes they siphoned before the event.

 

Suggested fix:

To limit changing the actually code of the Runespan or the Runespan runes, simply force all players out of Runespan once before the event starts and just before it ends. This would ensure the runes that are awarded double points were only accumulated during the special period. This could be implemented to work for accounts whether they are logged in or not. They've done fixes like this before. Just use a server reset. During the down time scan all player accounts for those in runespan. Those accounts in span are moved to the top of the wizards tower. Any runespan runes in the inventory are removed and the player's runespan points total is adjusted accordingly. Do this once before the 2x points period starts and just before it ends.

 

To allow prepping ess, leave players in span, but remove runes from inv and give points.

 

Again not a major issue, but it seems like an easy thing to fix to prevent some players losing out and others abusing it.

 

I love this game. I've played for well over 10 years, but sometimes these small things create a lot of drama. I feel as though Jagex needs to watch oversights like these.

 

Great example are promo events on treasure hunter where the "coming soon" feature will say, "starts 00:00 dd month utc," but in reality the promo doesn't start until 12:00 or some other insane time later.

 

More recently was Raptor Task ending at 12:00 on the last day instead of at 23:39 when the JMods originally said the event would run through the entire day.

 

It is valid, but farming 10k or 20k essence in the span doesn't take long on a 72 hour weekend period. Trying to mine or collect 1000s or ores for Artisan's would be insane. Same with farming. If you couldn't plant high level trees ahead of time, you would be losing at least 1 or more extra tree harvest opportunities.

Related News

18
Jan

RuneScape Brings Memorial To Guthix

RuneScape has decided to add an interesting new layer to its Divination training regimen. As the game now is giving you the chance to find memories of Guthix himself, and then show them off to the world. Note, you must be a registered RuneScape member to partake in this.

15
Jan

The lost legend of Agility

A long long time ago in an update most have come to get used to, the death of a skill had occurred. Legend says that as this skill was trained, ones endurance and ability to recover from running would increase.

31
Jul

Week in the Runescape Life

I then catch up with Chronicle, who have their eyes on a particular character from RuneScape lore to host tutorial-like sections. We natter about actors that this person is most like, and come up with some example dialogue.

12
Sep

Illegal runescape gold farmers

I've come to realize what I'm dealing with is an Indonesian rs gold farming company. They're hiring these people to play this game and farm monsters for runescape gold and have different people assigned to different worlds, and are selling this rs gold online for real life money.

30
Sep

Darkscape needs to be guided in a way that spur on pvp-competitiveness

Yet, in my opinion, there is a sense of reluctance to fight in the majority of the current player population. Darkscape needs to be guided in a way that spur on pvp-competitiveness, and here is one way to do that: open-city bounty hunters.

16
Dec

Accidentally banned Runescape account

Also, in this day and age of RuneScape having any account security issues is a little ridiculous since Jagex has developed and offered many solid fail safes to make sure your account as a whole is protected from malicious individuals.

Leave A Reply

Rsgoldhub Top News

18
Dec

MU Legend Rift Guides for newbies

Rifts exist in numerous places across MU Legend and are very unstable.Once you enter one via a portal, you'll be teleported to an unknown place.Each time you enter the Rift, the map will be determined at random.In other words, even if you enter the exact same Rift portal greater than as soon as, it is possible to play on a various map every time.

15
Dec

MU Legend:News Legend,Has Been Opend

MU Legend's Open Beta Now Reside with New Trailer. The long-awaited addition to the MU franchise launches its worldwide OBT Yesterday.